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Converts YAML input to JSON output.

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Converts YAML input to JSON output. Relies on PyYaml, which supports YAML 1.0 and 1.1, but not 1.2.


yml2json sample.yml
yml2json sample.yml --pretty
yml2json sample.yml --output sample.json
yml2json sample.yml --output sample.json --pretty

cat sample.yml | yml2json
cat sample.yml | yml2json --pretty
cat sample.yml | yml2json --output sample.json
cat sample.yml | yml2json --output sample.json --pretty


Using Pip:

pip install yml2json


First, install VirtualEnv.

pip install --upgrade virtualenv

Next, activate your virtual environment and install the dependencies.

virtualenv vendor && \
source vendor/bin/activate && \
pip install -r requirements.txt


Here’s the process for contributing:

  1. Fork yml2json to your GitHub account.

  2. Clone your GitHub copy of the repository into your local workspace.

  3. Write code, fix bugs, and add tests with 100% code coverage.

  4. Commit your changes to your local workspace and push them up to your GitHub copy.

  5. You submit a GitHub pull request with a description of what the change is.

  6. The contribution is reviewed. Maybe there will be some banter back-and-forth in the comments.

  7. If all goes well, your pull request will be accepted and your changes are merged in.

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